Develop self-confidence through success in personal challenges
Martial Arts Classes
Unique classes created for everyone
Rural Youth Development
Opportunities given to rural students
Martial Arts available to everyone regardless of socio-economic circumstances
Sensei Andries Douglas travels by motorbike to teach
Helping to keep martial arts accessible to everyone,
regardless of economic standing.
We believe that Discipline should be Educated, not enforced. Through Martial Arts, the Discipline Education Programme combines the benefits of physical and mental exercise with structure, character building and leadership skills and Discipline. We place emphasis on the need to focus, and requirements for self-control. We equip students to make positive choices under pressure so they can be successful in all aspects of life. We are a discipline education programme as much as we are a martial arts programme.
During the past decade, we have worked hard to help low-income families and individuals afford to participate in quality martial arts programmes in the community. We created a Martial Arts where we host multiple styles of martial arts and self-defense classes instructed by several volunteers, setting the example. Community awareness and responsibility is one of the fundamental aspects of this programme. Also, we infuse the underlying tone that hard work is acknowledged and rewarded.
As a National organization, under committed leadership of Kyoshi Claude Johnson 8th Dan, Shorin-Ryu Shorinkan South Africa is proudly affiliated to the Okinawan Shorin-Ryu Shorinkan.
Kyoshi Claude M.H. Johnson Kyoshi Johnson began his karate training in 1965. Born in Port Elizabeth he moved to Gauteng (then called Transvaal) in the mid 70s and opened the 1st Funakoshi karate clubs in E. Gauteng. During that period he was the founder member of the...
Courtesy of Jesse Enkamp as copied from his website www.karatebyjesse.com The following article is composed from different quotes and teachings of the late Shuri-te Karate expert Chibana Choshin (1885-1969), founder of the Kobayashi-ryu(Kobayashi Shorin-ryu) style of...